It looks like the Atlanta Falcons are parting ways with fullback Ovie Mughelli, who the Falcons at one time made the highest paid fullback in NFL history. Atlanta is releasing Mughelli, according to a report by Zach Klein citing league sources. The Falcons have not confirmed the release.
Per league source, #Falcons release FB Ovie Mughelli— Zach Klein (@ZachKleinWSB) May 8, 2012
Mughelli signed a six-year deal worth $18 million with a $5 million signing bonus in 2007 to block for Warrick Dunn and Jerious Norwood. Mughelli's days appeared to be numbered after the Falcons drafted Bradie Ewing in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Ewing is expected to take the place of Mughelli.
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